Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War: Bull Run-Ball's Bluff

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1863 - Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861
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Page 583 - our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and of the independence of the United States of America the eighty-sixth. By the President: WILLIAM H. SEWARD, Secretary of State. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. An act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports, and for other purposes. Be
Page 584 - the customs, unless by process of some court of the United States ; and in case of any attempt otherwise to take such vessel or cargo by any force, or combination, or assemblage of persons, too great to be overcome by the officers of the customs, it shall and may be lawful for
Page 582 - of the United States engaged in the dispersion of said insurgents,) are in a state of insurrection against the United States; and that all commercial intercourse between the same and the inhabitants thereof, with the exceptions aforesaid, and the citizens of other
Page 625 - where there shall be satisfactory reasons to believe that such goods, wares, or merchandise are intended for any place in the possession or under the control of insurgents against the United States; or that there is imminent danger that such goods, wares, or merchandise will fall into the possession or under the
Page 610 - shipped at your port will be used in any way for the aid of the insurgents or the insurrection, you will require substantial security to be given that such goods, wares, or merchandise shall not be transported to any place under insurrectionary control, and shall not in any way be used to give aid or comfort to
Page 621 - or such person or persons as he shall have empowered for that purpose, to employ such part of the army or navy or militia of the United States, or such force of citizen volunteers as may be deemed necessary, for the purpose of preventing the removal of such vessel or cargo, and protecting the officers of the customs in retaining the custody thereof. SEC. 4.
Page 625 - of such insurgents; and he is further authorized, in all cases where he shall deem it expedient so to do, to require reasonable security to be given that goods, wares, or merchandise shall not be transported to any place under insurrectionary control, and shall not, in any way, be used to give aid
Page 582 - mountains, and of such other parts of that State and the other States hereinbefore named as may maintain a loyal adhesion to the Union and the Constitution, or may be, from time to time, occupied and controlled by
Page 607 - if required, to any officer in charge of the blockade; and on leaving either of said ports every vessel will be required to have a clearance from the collector of the customs, according to law, showing no violation of the conditions of the license. Any violation of said conditions will involve the forfeiture
Page 124 - MEXICO, Mo., September 9, 1861. SIR : I have the honor to inform you of my arrival at this place to-day at 10 o'clock am, with my entire command, except the cavalry and baggage wagons, none of which have arrived, nor will it before to-morrow. or to bring it all. The consequence is

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